Tourist In Paradise is the third album by the American Jazz group The Rippingtons, released in 1989 for the GRP label. The album is primarily the work of Russ Freeman, who acted as producer, arranger, and composer. Tourist in Paradise reached #4 on Billboard’s Jazz chart.
The Rippingtons are an American contemporary jazz group, mainly relating to the genres smooth jazz, jazz fusion, jazz pop, and crossover jazz. Formed in 1985 by guitarist and band leader Russ Freeman, their career has spanned more than three decades. With a revolving door of musicians, Freeman has been the only consistent member. They have […]
Moonlighting is the debut album by the contemporary jazz ensemble The Rippingtons. It was released in 1986 on the GRP label, and reached #5 on Billboard’s Jazz chart. This is also the first appearance of the Jazz Cat on the album cover by artist Bill Mayer. The Jazz Cat has since been on the cover […]
Life In The Tropics is the 11th album by the American Jazz group The Rippingtons. It was released in 2000, and was the group’s first release for Peak label The album reached #3 on Billboard’s contemporary Jazz chart. Tracks 1 Club Paradiso (Russ Freeman) 04:23 2 Caribbean Breeze (Russ Freeman) 04:23 3 Cruisin’ Down Ocean […]
Kilimanjaro is the second album by the American Jazz group The Rippingtons, released in 1988 for Passport Jazz Records, and later reissued under the GRP label. Kilimanjaro reached #3 on Billboard‘s Jazz chart. Tracks 1 Morocco (Russ Freeman) 4:532 Northern Lights (Russ Freeman) 4:413 Dream of the Sirens (Russ Freeman) 5:424 Katrina’s Dance (Russ Freeman) […]